Meaning of infundibulum

in•fun•dib•u•lum

Pronunciation: (in"fun-dib'yu-lum), [key]
— pl. -la
  1. a funnel-shaped organ or part.
  2. a funnel-shaped extension of the hypothalamus connecting the pituitary gland to the base of the brain.
  3. a space in the right ventricle at the base of the pulmonary artery.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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